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Microsoft Outlook didn’t Find the OST File

Offline Storage Table (OST) file is an offline folder file in your Microsoft Outlook. It enables users to work offline and later synchronize changes with the Exchange Server, next time they connect.

OST files eliminate the need for multiple backup files and offer an easy way to access offline mail data. Offline storage tables can be used only with a Microsoft Exchange account or in a cached exchange mode.

There are times when your Microsoft Outlook application fails to find the OST file. This occurs when you try to play around or change offline folder settings. This error is displayed: “Not a valid path. Outlook cannot find OST file.”

You can solve this issue by converting your OST file to Personal Storage Table (PST) file. This conversion also helps you recover corrupt OST files. Your OST files require manual configuration, while PST files account for both offline and online mail data. Hence, PST files are preferred over OST files.

  1. Archiving
  • Open your Microsoft Outlook application.
  • Click on File – > Archive.
  • Now select the folder (s) that need to be archived.
  • Select the destination folder for Archive storage on your system.
  • Click Finish.
  1. Import/Export
  • Open your Microsoft Outlook application.
  • Go to File – > Import and Export.
  • In Import and Export wizard, select Export to a File.
  • Now choose Outlook Data File (PST).
  • The checkbox next to Include subfolders should be selected.
  • Click Finish.
  1. Conversion using Remo Convert OST to PST software

You can easily convert your OST file to PST using Remo Convert OST to PST software.

It is an advanced migrate OST to PST software that follows a non-destructive mechanism. It extracts contents from your OST file and converts it into a new PST file. Hence, your original OST file is not affected.

The software migrates all your emails, contacts, notes, calendar, journals and so on.

Remo Convert OST to PST software also aids in repairing, moving password protected OST file into PST.

  • Download the latest version of Remo Convert OST to PST
  • On the home screen, click on Open OST File.
  • Now click on Browse to select the destination path to save converted PST file. Click on Convert to start the conversion process.
  • The software starts moving all the contents from your OST file to a healthy PST file.

After the conversion process is complete, click on Finish. You can now access all the contents of the newly generated PST file.

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